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        11/5/2013, Kislev 2, 5774

      Shimon Gaspo Arrested for Suspicion of Bribery

      Nazareth Illit's mayor, Shimon Gaspo, was taken in for questioning this morning (Tuesday) for suspicion of bribery and breach of trust. He was brought to the Haifa Magistrate's Court to determine his remand, but was released under restrictive conditions. He also has been banned from the Municipality for 30 days.

      According to the charges, Gaspo promised another local businessman, who was brought in for questioning this morning as well, that he could help him open up a banquet hall without the required permits in exchange for a bribe.